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Dropping Salamanders May 24, 2022

Posted by geoff in News.

Turns out some salamanders (the ones that live in tall redwood trees) are capable of gliding, whereas your regular salamander is not.

Scientists being scientists, they dropped both kinds in a wind tunnel (video at the link). I’ll bet they giggled when they dropped the first (regular) guy.

Poor bastard.


1. Jimbro - May 24, 2022

Arboreal salamanders … I learned something new today

2. skinbad - May 27, 2022

As God is my witness, I thought salamanders could glide.

3. Bunk Strutts - May 29, 2022

Berkely stoners…
“Dude. What if we made them eat Cheetos for a week. I bet they turn orange.”

4. Castophrenic Hot Links – Tacky Raccoons - May 29, 2022

[…] Researchers at UC Berkley dropped salamanders into a vertical wind tunnel to see what would happen. [via] […]

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